IT's All About Road Safety Quiz!

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ITs All About Road Safety Quiz! - Quiz

If you are a licensed or training to be a licensed driver one thing you should know for real is all about road safety. It is important to use the roads correctly and follow the traffic rules put in. Take up the quiz below on road safety and see if you are ready to get behind the wheel. So, le's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the legal alcohol limit for driving in the UK?

    • A.

      100 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood

    • B.

      80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood

    • C.

      50 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood

    • D.

      20 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood

    Correct Answer
    B. 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood
    Explanation
    In the UK, the legal alcohol limit for driving is 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. This means that if a person's blood alcohol concentration exceeds this limit, they are considered unfit to drive and can be charged with a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) offense. It is important to adhere to this limit to ensure road safety and prevent accidents caused by impaired driving.

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  • 2. 

    What are the penalties for drink driving?

    • A.

      6 months imprisonment and at least a 12 month driving ban

    • B.

      A fine of up to £5,000 and at least a 12 month driving ban

    • C.

      6 months imprisonment, a fine of up to £5,000 and at least a 12 month driving ban

    • D.

      At least a 12 month driving ban

    Correct Answer
    A. 6 months imprisonment and at least a 12 month driving ban
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6 months imprisonment and at least a 12 month driving ban. This answer is correct because drink driving is a serious offense that can result in severe penalties. In many jurisdictions, including the UK where the answer is likely based on, driving under the influence of alcohol is a criminal offense that can lead to imprisonment. Additionally, a driving ban is usually imposed to prevent the individual from operating a vehicle while under the influence. The combination of imprisonment and a driving ban serves as a deterrent and punishment for the offense.

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  • 3. 

    What is the speed limit in a built up area with street lights?

    • A.

      20 miles per hour

    • B.

      30 miles per hour

    • C.

      40 miles per hour

    • D.

      60 miles per hour

    Correct Answer
    B. 30 miles per hour
    Explanation
    The speed limit in a built-up area with street lights is typically 30 miles per hour. This is because built-up areas are usually residential or commercial areas with a high density of buildings and pedestrians. The lower speed limit helps ensure the safety of both drivers and pedestrians in these busy areas.

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  • 4. 

    What is the speed limit on a single carriageway?

    • A.

      30 miles per hour

    • B.

      40 miles per hour

    • C.

      60 miles per hour

    • D.

      70 miles per hour

    Correct Answer
    C. 60 miles per hour
    Explanation
    The speed limit on a single carriageway is typically 60 miles per hour. This is the maximum speed at which vehicles are legally allowed to travel on this type of road. Single carriageways are roads that have only one lane of traffic in each direction, with no physical separation between the lanes. The speed limit is set at 60 miles per hour to ensure the safety of all road users and to maintain a smooth flow of traffic.

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  • 5. 

    What is the speed limit on a dual carriageway?

    • A.

      30 miles per hour

    • B.

      40 miles per hour

    • C.

      60 miles per hour

    • D.

      70 miles per hour

    Correct Answer
    D. 70 miles per hour
    Explanation
    The speed limit on a dual carriageway is 70 miles per hour. Dual carriageways are designed to accommodate higher speeds and have two separate carriageways, each with multiple lanes. The higher speed limit allows for smoother traffic flow and reduces congestion. It is important for drivers to adhere to this speed limit for their safety and the safety of others on the road.

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  • 6. 

    What are the penalties for driving whilst using a hand-held phone:

    • A.

      £30 fine and six penalty points on your licence

    • B.

      £30 fine and three penalty points on your licence

    • C.

      £60 fine and six penalty points on your licence

    • D.

      £60 fine and three penalty points on your licence

    Correct Answer
    C. £60 fine and six penalty points on your licence
    Explanation
    Driving whilst using a hand-held phone is a serious offense and can lead to penalties. The correct answer states that the penalties for this offense are a £60 fine and six penalty points on your licence. This means that if caught using a hand-held phone while driving, you will have to pay a fine of £60 and six penalty points will be added to your driving licence. These penalty points can have consequences such as increased insurance premiums and potential license suspension if you accumulate too many points.

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  • 7. 

    What is the best material to wear at night?

    • A.

      Fluorescent

    • B.

      Reflective

    • C.

      Anything brightly coloured

    Correct Answer
    B. Reflective
    Explanation
    Reflective material is the best to wear at night because it reflects light, making the person wearing it more visible in the dark. This is especially important for safety purposes, as it helps drivers and other people to see the wearer and avoid accidents. Fluorescent and brightly colored materials may be visible during the day, but they do not reflect light as effectively as reflective material does at night.

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  • 8. 

    What are the penalties for drug driving

    • A.

      There aren't any penalties

    • B.

      A fine of up to £5,000 and at least a 12 month driving ban

    • C.

      6 months imprisonment, a fine of up to £5,000 and at least a 12 month driving ban

    • D.

      At least a 12 month driving ban

    Correct Answer
    B. A fine of up to £5,000 and at least a 12 month driving ban
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a fine of up to £5,000 and at least a 12 month driving ban. This penalty is imposed for drug driving offenses. It is important to note that drug driving is a serious offense and can have severe consequences, including hefty fines and a significant driving ban. This penalty serves as a deterrent and aims to discourage individuals from driving under the influence of drugs, ensuring road safety for all.

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  • 9. 

    Are you permitted to make a U-turn at traffic lights?

    • A.

      You are not permitted to make a U Turn at traffic lights unless signed otherwise

    • B.

      Yes there is no danger of colliding with another vehicle 

    • C.

      No( Unless a 'U-turn permitted" sign is displayed 

    • D.

      Will stop at signal

    Correct Answer
    C. No( Unless a 'U-turn permitted" sign is displayed 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "No (Unless a 'U-turn permitted' sign is displayed)". This means that you are generally not allowed to make a U-turn at traffic lights unless there is a specific sign indicating that U-turns are permitted. Without such a sign, it is important to follow the traffic rules and not make a U-turn, as it can be dangerous and potentially lead to a collision with another vehicle.

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  • 10. 

    When you wish to drive straight ahead at a dual lane roundabout you may enter from either the left or right lane. As you continue around you should-

    • A.

      Move into another lane with least traffic 

    • B.

      Change lanes to get through quickly 

    • C.

      Keep in the lane you entered the roundabout 

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Keep in the lane you entered the roundabout 
    Explanation
    When you wish to drive straight ahead at a dual lane roundabout, it is recommended to keep in the lane you entered the roundabout. This ensures a smooth flow of traffic and reduces the risk of accidents. Changing lanes or moving into another lane with least traffic can disrupt the traffic pattern and confuse other drivers. Therefore, it is best to stay in your lane and exit the roundabout from the same lane you entered.

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